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New Jersey slams Best Medical Transcription with $200K fine for 2016 breach

Best Medical Transcription settled with the New Jersey Attorney General for $200,000 for its role in the breach of 1,654 Virtua Medical Group patients in January 2016. As part of the settlement, the owner of Best Medical Transcription also is barred ...

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AI algorithms show promise for colonoscopy screenings

Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, working alongside investigators Sichuan Academy of Medical Sciences and Sichuan Provincial People's Hospital in China, have found success applying machine learning to...

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Use your words! Sorting through the confusing terminology of artificial intelligence

In Orlando on Feb. 11, HIMSS will be hosting its second annual Machine Learning & AI for Healthcare event. That ampersand is important, because there is a distinction between artificial intelligence and machine learning, even if they're often...

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How to build human-centered cybersecurity

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Using AI to cut readmissions

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UK to boost life expectancy through increased focus on "predictive prevention"

Credit: Chris Dorney/ Shutterstock.com Public Health England will bring together a group of experts to scale up the agency's work on "predictive prevention", enabling people to take greater control of their health and care...

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Spearheading digital health initiatives in Thailand with the Khon Kaen Smart Health project

In July 2018, IDC Thailand named Khon Kaen as having the most outstanding smart-city project in APAC excluding Japan, alongside Phuket. The winning projects, Khon Kaen Smart Health and Phuket Smart Tourism and Living Communities won under the “...

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Innovators use digital tools to translate patient experiences into meaningful data

Both the clinician and the patient hold an important piece to the care puzzle, according to Kristina Sheridan, head of the enterprise strategy and transformation department at the nonprofit MITRE Corporation.  The physician has experti...

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Is emotional support part of AI's future in healthcare?

Photo by Christopher Huang. The uses for artificial intelligence have been sprouting up all over the healthcare field, from reading images to automating work flows. Now some researchers are looking to use that technology to move beyond the analyt...

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Proposed privacy bill mirrors GDPR, adds jail time for lying CEOs

A proposed Senate bill takes aim at consumer privacy rights with harsh penalties for companies that violate privacy laws. Introduced by Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, the bill would apply to companies that generate more than $50 in revenue and with person...

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Telemedicine reduces hospitalizations from 154 per six months to 85 at skilled nursing facility

Central Island Healthcare, a skilled nursing facility in Plainview, New York, wanted to provide a superior level of care for residents in its facility who were being sent to the emergency department with conditions it believed it might be able to tre...

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Top Blockchain career opportunities in healthcare

Open blockchain jobs are on the rise. In fact, according to a Glassdoor report, the number of unique jobs related to blockchain rose from 446 in August 2017 to 1,775 for the same month this year. That’s an eye-popping 300 percent. Not bad for a...

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